Sarah Ahmed Associate

Sarah practices within the firm’s healthcare department and advises clients on corporate, transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Sarah worked at a pharmaceutical company in Illinois where she assisted on FDA compliance issues. During law school, she worked for another large law firm where she worked on a broad range of litigation and corporate projects. She was also involved in many pro bono projects including clemency petitions and asylum cases. Sarah competed in the Loyola Health Law Transactional Competition.

While pursuing her law degree at University of Illinois, Sarah was a Celia Howards Fellow and a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity scholar. She has also received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Healthcare Practice, Oil and Gas Law, and Intellectual Property.

  • University of Illinois College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2018
  • Northwestern University, BA, Dean's List, 2014
  • Urdu
  • Illinois
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